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Category Archives: Zurich

“Gnomes Of Zurich” In Panic As Saudi Corruption Crackdown Sparks Flood Of Money Laundering Inquiries

There are two divergent views on the crackdown on corruption by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), which led to the arrest and detention of 200 princes, ministers and former ministers. On one hand, it was a masterstroke which will earn political capital with the Saudi people and catalyse an Arab Spring in […]

Frustrated Investors File Lawsuits Against World’s Largest ICO

Here's the latest sign that the massively fraudulent ICO market is headed for a collapse. Tezos’s investors are still waiting to learn when they can expect to receive the digital tokens that they paid a premium for during the company’s record-setting crowdsale. But as reports of abuse, internal strife and outright embezzlement have surfaced in […]

WTI Tumbles Below $50 To 3-Week Lows

On the heels of continued dollar strength, output increases by OPEC (and US production at 2 year highs), and Libya restarting its biggest oilfield, WTI prices are tumbling for the 3rd time this week, back below $50 to their lowest in 3 weeks… As Bloomberg notes, while oil rallied into a bull market last month on the […]

U.S. Treasury Secretary: I Assume Fort Knox Gold Is Still There

U.S. Treasury Secretary: I Assume Fort Knox Gold Is Still There US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin visits Fort Knox Gold Later tweeted ‘Glad gold is safe!’ Only the third Treasury Secretary to visit the fortified vault, last visit was 1948 Last Congressional visit was 1974 Speculation over existence of gold in Fort Knox is rife […]

Gold Hedges Against Currency Devaluation and Cost Of Fuel, Food, Beer and Housing

Gold Hedges Against Currency Devaluation and Cost Of Fuel, Food, Beer and Housing  – Gold hedge against currency devaluation – cost of fuel, food, housing– True inflation figures reflect impact on household spending– Household items climbed by average 964%– Pint of beer sees biggest increase in basket of goods – rise of 2464%– Bread rises 836%, […]

“Time To Position In Gold Is Right Now” – Rickards

“Time To Position In Gold Is Right Now” – Rickards   – “Time to position in gold is right now” – James Rickards– Fed has hit the ‘pause’ button; No more rate hikes for foreseeable future– Fed’s theories “bear no relation to reality” and has “blundered by raising rates”– Growth is weak, inflation is weak, retail sales […]

Fighting inflation with FX, a real traders market

(GLOBALINTELHUB.COM) Dover, DE — 7/18/2017 — Hidden in plain site, as the Trump administration finally released something of substance regarding the so called promised “Trade Negotiation” we see FX take center stage in the global drama unfolding.  As noted on a Zero Hedge article: The much anticipated document (press release and link to full document) released by […]

History of Gold – Interesting Facts and Changes Over 50 Years

goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / May 12, 2017  History of Gold – How the gold industry has changed over 50 years *** Thomson Reuters GFMS have compiled an interesting high level history of the gold industry in the last fifty years. Topics covered and interesting historical facts to note include: – Gold market size – Gold mine production “peaked in […]

Europe, US Futures Slip Despite Brent Bouncing Back To $51

Asian stocks rose lifted by commodity names; European equities trade mostly lower but with little in the way of conviction or firm direction while the Italian banking index is at the highest level in a year following domestic earnings; S&P index futures are modestly in the red after the cash market closed at a record […]

These Are The Most Expensive (And Best) Cities Around The World

Every year Deutsche Bank releases its fascinating index of real-time prices around the world which looks at the cost of goods and services from a purchase-price parity basis, to determine the most expensive – and in this year’s edition, best – cities. As have done on several occasions in the past, we traditionally focus on […]